Careers @ ACG


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The College is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, colour, race, nationality, ethnicity, faith, disability, sex, marital status, or sexual orientation. The College strives to maximize valuable talent and potential, and eliminate unconscious bias, prejudice and stereotyping in the workplace.

Job applicants are assessed according to criteria such as suitable qualifications for the positions(s) available, experience, personal skills, ability, potential, and performance in interviews and on employment tests, and receive impartial treatment regardless of age, gender, color, race, nationality, ethnicity, faith, disability, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.

CAREERS @ ACG

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Deree – The American College of Greece. Deree seeks high-achieving, student-centered individuals to join our community of faculty and staff.

If interested in applying for a position at Deree, applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume. Screening of applicants will continue until positions are filled.

ONLY APPLICATIONS ADDRESSED TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE WILL BE CONSIDERED: HIRING PROCEDURES DO NOT INCLUDE INTERMEDIATE ENTITIES OF ANY SORT.

All current vacancies at Deree are posted below on this page.

 


Position: Part-Time Instructors in Digital Image (CVs for future openings)

 

The Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts at Deree-The American College of Greece is building a pool of qualified instructor candidates for any future openings in the area of Digital Image.
Required Qualifications:
Postgraduate degree in Visual Arts with a focus on photography, digital media, new genres, and related fields. PhD or MFA helpful. Eligible for Ministry of Education registration number.
Knowledge:
Specialized and broad practical and theoretical knowledge in the area of digital image. Knowledge of related areas such as history of photography, art history, media history, digital media.
Experience:

  • Experience in teaching in higher education in the areas of digital image.
  • Proven track record as practitioner in the arts with knowledge of practice-based research.
  • Evidence of development and delivery of digital image – related projects. Portfolio will be reviewed.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop.

General Skills:

  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of related areas in studio art.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Course administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to initiate curricular development and deliver effective teaching.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team on research and teaching programs.
  • A commitment to student-centered learning

Submission Instructions:
Applicants should submit the following materials to [email protected], indicating Part-Time Instructors in Digital Image in the subject line:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional context)

Position: Part-Time Instructor in Graphic Design, for the courses History of Graphic Design (L5) and Contemporary Design Issues (L6)

The Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts at Deree-The American College of Greece seeks a part time instructor to teach undergraduate courses in the areas of History of Graphic Design and Contemporary Design Issues.

Required Qualifications:

MA in Graphic Design / Visual Communication, Graphic Design History or equivalent field with at least one degree from a US or UK institution . PhD or MFA helpful.
Eligible for Ministry of Education registration number.

Knowledge:
Specialized and broad theoretical knowledge in the area of Graphic Design History and Contemporary Design issues. Significant professional experience and practical knowledge in the field of Graphic Design or Visual Communication.

Experience:

  • Teaching Experience in higher education in the field of Graphic Design / Visual Communication.
  • Proven track record as a design professional with knowledge of practice-based research.
  • Evidence of development and delivery of Graphic Design-related projects.

 

General Skills:

  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of related areas such as design research, visual literacy and branding.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Course administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to initiate curricular development and deliver effective teaching.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to student-centered learning.

Anticipated Start Date: Spring 2018
Application Deadline: July 18th, 2017

Application Instructions:
Please submit the following materials to: [email protected], indicating Graphic Design Part-Time Instructor (History of Graphic Design / Contemporary Design Issues) in the subject line.

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number) of at least three persons who have known you in a professional context).

Position: Part-Time instructors in Art History (CVs for future openings)

The Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts at Deree-The American College of Greece is building a pool of qualified instructor candidates for any future openings in the Art History program in the following specialties:

  • Ancient Greek and Roman art
  • Byzantine and Western Medieval art
  • Renaissance through 19th c. art
  • Modern and Postmodern art
  • Curating

Required Qualifications:
PhD degree in Art History. Preferable: at least one degree from an English speaking country. Eligible for Ministry of Education registration number.

Experience:

  • Experience in teaching in higher education in the field of Art History highly desirable
  • Ability to supervise student research projects
  • Research record in Art History highly desirable

General Skills:

  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of related areas in Art History
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language
  • Course administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to initiate curricular development and deliver effective teaching
  • Research skills and ability to supervise student research projects
  • A commitment to student-centered learning
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team on research and teaching programs

Submission Instructions:
Applicants should submit the following materials to [email protected], indicating Part-Time Instructors in Art History in the subject line:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional context)

Part-Time Instructors in Graphic Design (CVs for future openings)

The Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts at Deree-The American College of Greece is building a pool of qualified instructor candidates for any future openings in the following areas:

  • Typography
  • Branding and Packaging
  • Poster-/ Editorial-/ Corporate-Design
  • Illustration
  • Graphic Design History
  • Visual Literacy
  • Web Design
  • UI / UX Design

Required Qualifications:
MA in Graphic Design / Visual Communication with a focus on at least one of specialties listed above. PhD or MFA helpful. Preferable: at least one degree from an English speaking country. Eligible for Ministry of Education registration number.

Knowledge:
Specialized and broad practical and theoretical knowledge in at least one of the areas listed above. Significant professional experience and practical knowledge in the field of Graphic Design or Visual Communication.

Experience:

  • Teaching experience in higher education in the area of Graphic Design / Visual Communication is highly desirable.
  • Proven track record as a design professional with knowledge of practice-based research.
  • Evidence of development and delivery of Graphic Design-related projects. Portfolio will be reviewed.

General Skills:

  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of related areas in Graphic Design.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Research skills and ability to supervise student research projects.
  • A commitment to student-centered learning.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Course administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to initiate curricular development and deliver effective teaching.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team on research and teaching programs.

Submission Instructions:
Applicants should submit the following materials to [email protected], indicating Part-Time Instructors in Graphic Design in the subject line:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests.
  • A current CV.
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional context).

 


Position: Part-time Instructors in Visual Arts (CVs for future openings)

The Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts at Deree-The American College of Greece is building a pool of qualified instructor candidates for any future openings in the following areas:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Video Art
  • Time Based Media
  • Visual Literacy
  • Sculpture

Required Qualifications:
Postgraduate degree in Visual Arts with a focus on the specialties listed above. PhD or MFA helpful. Preferable: at least one degree from an English speaking country. Eligible for Ministry of Education registration number.

Knowledge:
Specialized and broad practical and theoretical knowledge in the Visual arts areas listed above. Knowledge of related areas such as art history.

  • Ability to supervise student research projects
  • Research record in highly desirable

Experience:

  • Experience in teaching in higher education in the area of Visual Arts
  • Proven track record as practitioner in the arts with knowledge of practice-based research
  • Evidence of development and delivery of Visual Arts related projects. Portfolio will be reviewed

General Skills:

  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of related areas in studio art
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language
  • Research skills and ability to supervise student research projects
  • A commitment to student-centered learning
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Course administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to initiate curricular development and deliver effective teaching
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team on research and teaching programs

Submission Instructions:
Applicants should submit the following materials to [email protected], indicating Part-Time Instructors in Visual Arts in the subject line:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional context)

Position: Part-Time Instructor in MA in TESOL

Deree – The American College of Greece seeks a part-time instructor to develop and teach the blended learning course “Management in ELT” for its MA in TESOL program.

Required Qualifications:

  • MA in TESOL/ELT Management or equivalent field with at least one degree from an English-speaking institution. Qualification in ELT Management highly desirable (e.g. IDLTM).
  • Teacher training experience (including ELT Management, e.g. Cambridge Delta Module Three – ELT Management Option)
  • Experience in running a language teaching operation

Desired Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in higher education in the field of TESOL/ELT Management desirable
    Qualification in ELT Management (e.g. IDLTM)
  • Ph.D. degree.
  • Experience of teaching online/blended courses

Application Deadline: 20 October 2017

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit the following materials electronically to [email protected], indicating Part-Time Instructor in MA in TESOL, in the subject line:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) for at least three persons who can provide a professional reference.

Position: Web/SharePoint Developer

The Information Resources Management of the American College of Greece is seeking a full time application development specialist to join its information services team. The successful candidate will work as part of a small team will be responsible for the development and support of the College’s web sites, enterprise systems, online applications and the Intranet as well as play a crucial role in the development of new ones.
Required Qualifications:

  • First degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems that includes programming/development as part of the degree plus three years of related programming working experience (working portfolio may be requested).
  • Proven experience using the SharePoint platform including the ability to provide technical support and maintenance, assessment and implementation of new capabilities, software upgrades, and a long-term perspective on the relationship of SharePoint technology to the college.
  • Proven coding experience using the .NET Framework, ASP.Net, SQL/T-SQL, LINQ, and XML/XSLT is considered a must.
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript along with experience with client-side JavaScript libraries such as JQuery.
  • Knowledge of enterprise applications such as Office 365, MS Azure, exchange online, etc.
  • Coding experience using PHP/MySQL or other related open source web development environments will be considered a plus.
  • A good understanding of the software development process in order to be able to conduct thorough software testing, identify and report bugs and prepare appropriate user documentation.
  • Fluency in the English and Greek language both written and oral.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Willing to work at predefined shifts or weekends if needed.
  • Be deliverables and team oriented, plus ability to work under pressure.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Application Instructions: Applicants should submit the following materials to [email protected], indicating Web Developer/Database Administrator position in the subject line:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience.
  • A current CV.
  • Contact information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) for at least two persons who can provide a professional reference.

Position: Part-Time Instructors in Natural Language Processing, Machine Vision and Advanced Machine Learning

Deree -The American College of Greece is seeking part-time instructors to teach graduate courses in Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision and Advanced Machine Learning in the MS in Data Science program.
Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Natural Language Processing/Computer Vision and Machine Learning or related.
Preferably one graduate degree from an English-speaking institution. Eligible for Ministry of Education registration number.

Knowledge:

Practical and theoretical knowledge in natural language processing/computer vision, and machine learning, ideally in the context of Big Data.

Experience:

  • Experience in teaching in higher education is desirable
  • Proven track record as researcher in these areas.

General Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Course administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to initiate curricular development and deliver effective teaching.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team on research and teaching programs.
  • A commitment to student-centered learning

Anticipated Start Date: Spring 2018

Submission Instructions:

Applicants should submit the following materials to [email protected], indicating Part-Time Instructors in Machine Vision in the subject line:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests.
  • A current CV.
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional or research context).

Full-time Faculty Position

Shipping Management

The School of Business seeks a full-time faculty member to teach undergraduate courses in Shipping Management, and to lead the on-going development of the Shipping Management program. A full-time faculty member teaches eight courses per year, engages in scholarship and provides service to the institution and the discipline.

Required qualifications:
Ph.D. in Shipping Management or a related area from an accredited university.
At least one graduate degree from an English-speaking University.
Teaching experience, preferably at an institution of higher education whose language of instruction is English.
Ability to teach a variety of courses in shipping management among the following: Maritime Financial Management, Maritime Economics, Strategic Management, Seminar in Shipping Management, Maritime Operations and Ship Technology, Maritime Human Resource Management, International Shipping Policy, Shipbroking and Chartering, Port Administration and Logistics, Transportation Systems.
Excellent interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills in English
Refereed publications and other scholarly activity in the field.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Professional or related experience in the field of shipping management highly desirable
  • Knowledge of the shipping industry and global business practices
  • Ability to teach other related management/business courses

Anticipated start date: September 1, 2018
Application deadline: Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been identified.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit the following materials to [email protected], indicating Shipping Management Full-time Faculty Position in the subject line:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) for at least three persons who can provide a professional reference.

The American College of Greece is committed to equal opportunity employment, whereby qualified individuals are not discriminated against on grounds of age, gender, color, race, nationality, ethnicity, faith, disability, sex, marital status or sexual orientation. The College strives to maximize its human resource potential and to eliminate unfair bias in the workplace. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in any member nation of the European Union


Position: Full-time Instructor in Mathematics/Statistics

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Deree-The American College of Greece seeks a full-time instructor in Mathematics and Statistics.
Required Qualifications:
PhD in Mathematics or Statistics. Preferable: at least one graduate degree from an English-speaking institution. Eligible for Ministry of Education registration number.
Knowledge and Experience:

  • Specialized and broad practical and theoretical knowledge in Mathematics and Statistics.
  • Experience in teaching in higher education in the area of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Research record is highly desirable.

General Skills:

  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of math and science.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Research skills and ability to supervise student research projects.
  • A commitment to student-centered learning.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Course administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to initiate curricular development and deliver effective teaching.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team on research and teaching programs.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit the following materials to [email protected], indicating Full-Time Instructors in Mathematics in the subject line:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional context)

Position: Part-time Instructor in Statistics

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Deree-The American College of Greece seeks a part-time instructor in Mathematics, with expertise in Statistics.
Required Qualifications:
PhD in Statistics. Preferable: at least one degree from an English speaking country. Eligible for Ministry of Education registration number.
Knowledge and Experience:

  • Specialized and broad practical and theoretical knowledge in Mathematics, with focus on Statistics.
  • Experience in teaching in higher education in the area of Statistics.
  • Research record is highly desirable.

General Skills:

  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of math and science.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • A commitment to student-centered learning.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Course administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to initiate curricular development and deliver effective teaching.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team on research and teaching programs.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit the following materials to [email protected], indicating Part-Time Instructors in Statistics in the subject line:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional context)

Position: Full Time Faculty, Shipping Management

The School of Business seeks a full-time faculty member to teach undergraduate courses in Shipping Management, and to lead the on-going development of the Shipping Management program. A full-time faculty member teaches eight courses per year, engages in scholarship and provides service to the institution and the discipline.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Shipping Management or a related area from an accredited university.
At least one graduate degree from an English-speaking University.
Teaching experience, preferably at an institution of higher education whose language of instruction is English.
Ability to teach a variety of courses in Shipping Management among the following: Maritime Financial Management, Maritime Economics, Strategic Management, Seminar in Shipping Management, Maritime Operations and Ship Technology, Maritime Human Resource Management, International Shipping Policy, Shipbroking and Chartering, Port Administration and Logistics, Transportation Systems.
Excellent interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills in English
Refereed publications and other scholarly activity in the field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional or related experience in the field of shipping management highly desirable
  • Knowledge of the shipping industry and global business practices
  • Ability to teach other related management/business courses

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been identified.
Application Instructions: Applicants should submit the following materials to [email protected], indicating Shipping Management Full-time Faculty Position in the subject line:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) for at least three persons who can provide a professional reference.

Position: Full-Time Faculty (Assistant or Associate Professors) in various fields including Accounting, Finance/ Investment and Shipping

ALBA – The American College of Greece seeks full-time faculty (Assistant or Associate Professors) to teach graduate courses in various academic fields including Accounting, Finance/ Investment and Shipping.
ALBA, founded in 1992 as an independent, non-profit, research-driven, graduate business school in a unique and continuing partnership with the Greek business community, has been affiliated with The American College of Greece (ACG) since 2012 and fully integrated since 2017, to pursue within a broader institutional framework ALBA’s historic mission and vision. 
Founded in 1875, ACG is the oldest and largest comprehensive American educational institution in Europe. It has been accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) in the US since 1981. ACG encompasses three educational divisions: ALBA Graduate Business School – 700 students in MBA and specialized masters, plus an extensive executive education program; Deree College – 3,775 undergraduate and graduate students; Pierce College – 1,425 students in grades seven through twelve.
All ALBA MBA programs are accredited by AMBA; two MSc programs are accredited by EPAS while the School is accredited by NEASC.

Required Qualifications:  

  • Ph.D. in a relevant field
  • Great Teaching Experience
  • Strong publications record in top academic journals or the potential to do so
  • Experience/ desire in institution building

 

Application Deadline: March 30, 2018
Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2018
Application Instructions:
Please submit the following materials to: [email protected], indicating Full-Time Faculty (Assistant or Associate Professors) in any of the abovementioned academic disciplines, in the subject line. 

  • A cover letter describing relevant experience and scholarly interests,
  • A current CV
  • Contact details of three people who have known you in a professional context (name, e-mail address, telephone number for at least three persons who have known you in a professional context.)

Position: Part-Time Instructor in Psychology

The School of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Deree-The American College of Greece seeks a part-time instructor to teach undergraduate courses in the area of Experimental Cognitive Psychology. Part-time instructors could teach up to four courses per year.
Required Qualifications:  

  • Earned Ph.D. in the specific or related area.
  • At least one academic degree from an English-speaking institution of higher learning
  • Specialized and broad theoretical knowledge as well as research experience.

Experience:

  • Three years teaching experience in higher education is desirable
  • Track record in research in an area relevant to cognitive psychology.

General Skills:

  • Ability to initiate curricular development and deliver effective teaching
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team on research and teaching programs
  • Strong interpersonal skills and speaking/writing skills in English
  • A commitment to student-centered learning 

Application Instructions:
Please submit the following materials to: [email protected], indicating Psychology Part time instructor in the subject line. 

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional context)

Position: Admissions & Career Counselor

The American College of Greece is seeking a full-time counselor to be shared between the Office of Career Services & the Office of Admissions. Within the year, the counselor will be occupied for a period of 6 months in each of the two departments.
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Master Degree will be considered additional asset
  • 1-2 years’ work experience in counselling/advising, sales or customer care positions
  • Fluent in Greek & English; strong English oral and writing skills
  • P.C. literate (Word, Excel, MS Access, Microsoft Dynamics CRM)
  • Customer care oriented
  • Good Knowledge of College Programs, Regulations, Policies, Tuition & Fees, Application Procedure
  • Team Work
  • Discretion, confidentiality and security of sensitive information

 Admissions Office Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide one on one information to potential candidates.
  • Be aware and communicate the advantages of a DEREE education to prospective students.
  • Enter candidates’ information in Jenzabar and CRM database systems
  • Advance DEREE’s effort in recruiting, admitting and enrolling students.
  • Implement follow-up through the communication sequence designed to keep up and bond with applicants.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

Career Office Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide career counselling to prospective students, students and alumni on career development, career planning and job search techniques/strategies.
  • Guide applicants on preparing applications, application essays and documents.
  • Process all sorts of applications for jobs, graduate studies or other programs.
  • Handle systematically the administration of job postings and their promotion, the collection and submission of CVs, the receipt of feedback; maintain records for reports
  • Review resumes prepared by students and alumni.
  • Prepare content of workshops and office events; train students on creating resumes, job search techniques and personal development.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

Application Instructions:
Please submit the following materials to: [email protected], indicating Admissions &  Career Counselor in the subject line. 

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number for at least three persons who have known you in a professional context.)​​